freeware /n./ Free software, often written by enthusiasts and
distributed by users' groups, or via electronic mail, local
bulletin boards, Usenet, or other electronic media. At one
time, `freeware' was a trademark of Andrew Fluegelman, the author
of the well-known MS-DOS comm program PC-TALK III. It wasn't
enforced after his mysterious disappearance and presumed death in
1984. See shareware, FRS.
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